SAR Word of the Day

positive-declination (1)

Dec·li·na·tion
noun  / dekləˈnāSHən/
declinations, plural 

1. The angular deviation of a compass needle from true north (because the magnetic north pole and the geographic north pole do not coincide).

2.The horizontal angle between the true geographic North Pole and the magnetic north pole, as figured from a specific point on the earth.